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    • Application of a fungal pathogen for the management of ticks in a county park, Suffolk County, NY 

      Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Rodler, Joyce; Corell, Thomas (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      Ticks and tick-borne diseases are of common concern in New York and especially on Long Island, where Lyme disease and an invasive new species of tick, the Lone Star tick, are endemic. Pesticide alternatives are being sought ...
    • Carpenter Bee Trap Evaluation 

      Frye, Matthew; Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2016)
      Female carpenter bees are wood-destroying insects that build individual gallery nests in exposed, dry wood. Although solitary, these bees may nest in aggregations, especially since offspring sometimes complete their lifecycle ...
    • Developing a Curriculum for the Nuisance Wildlife Control Industry in New York 

      Curtis, Paul; Shultz, Jill; Braband, Lynn; Batcheller, Gordon; Berchielli, Louis (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      The nuisance wildlife control industry continues to expand in New York State. Each year during the past 5 years, approximately 1,200-1,400 private Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators (NWCOs) were given authority to handle ...
    • Evaluation of Exclusion to Prevent Indoor Infestations of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug 

      Frye, Matthew (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2016)
      Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) are invasive insects considered an agricultural pest and a structural nuisance. Pest management professionals receive calls about this and other overwintering pests in the fall and spring ...
    • Evaluation of Exclusion to Prevent Indoor Infestations of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug 

      Frye, Matthew; (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) are invasive insects that damage plants outdoors and overwinter inside structures. Pest management professionals receive calls about this and other overwintering pests in the spring and ...
    • Facilitation of School District IPM Implementation 

      Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2001)
      Genesee Valley BOCES recommended the Livonia School District as a partner for developing a comprehensive IPM program. During 2000, the partnership was initiated. Specific projects included adoption of a district pest ...
    • Integrated Pest Management for Stinging Insects 

      Braband, L.; Gangloff-Kaufmann, J. (New York State IPM Program, 2006)
      Stinging insects, such as bees, yellowjackets, and other aggressive wasps, pose a significant threat to humans in the outdoor environment. Social wasps and bees will sting when provoked or especially when the colony is ...
    • Integrated Pest Management Training in Pesticide Applicator Areas: Structural & Rodent and Food Processing 

      Nelson, W. (New York State IPM Program, 2009)
      Pesticide applicators in structural and food processing categories regularly contact CCE, MC seeking both certification training and recertification training venues.  NYS DEC pesticide inspectors and Lynn Braband concur ...
    • IPM for New York State Ants 

      Braband, Lynn; Klass, Carolyn (New York State IPM Program, 2001)
      The objective of this project was to develop a Power Point presentation on IPM approaches for carpenter ants and the most common nuisance ants in New York State structures. Withdrawal of grant funds due to severe budget ...
    • IPM for New York State Ants 

      Braband, Lynn; Klass, Carolyn (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      A) Develop a power point presentation on IPM approaches for carpenter ants and the most common nuisance ants in NYS structures. B) Develop a master slide set of this presentation.
    • IPM Workshops for Schools and/or Municipal Properties 

      Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      Develop and conduct four workshops that provide instruction on implementing IPM in school and/or municipal settings. The workshop locations will be distributed throughout NYS. Two workshops will be in the summer/fall of ...
    • Municipal IPM Outreach and Research Activities, NYS IPM Program, 2004 

      Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      Integrated pest management is an ideal approach to pest problems in municipal settings, where facilities that are provided for the public should be maintained as safe and pest free as possible. The New York State IPM program ...
    • Outreach on the Prevention and Management of Bed Bugs, Cimex lectularius, in Human Environments 

      Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Taisey, Allison; Woodsen, Mary; Pichler, Cathy (New York State IPM Program, 2007)
      Bed bugs, Cimex lectularius, are blood-feeding parasites of humans and some animals. These insects, once commonplace in homes and hotels, nearly disappeared from developed countries by the 1950’s due to the use of residual ...
    • Pest Exclusion, 2018 

      Frye, Matthew; Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      Pest exclusion has long been recognized as an important component of integrated pest management (IPM) programs. However, similar to the importance of sanitation, for hire pest professionals do not often sell pest exclusion ...
    • Preliminary Evaluation of Exclusion as a Technique to Reduce Carpenter Bee Damage 

      Frye, Matthew; Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2017)
      Female carpenter bees are wood-destroying insects that build gallery nests in exposed, dry wood. Although solitary, these bees often nest in aggregations, with offspring reusing their birth nest or creating a new nest ...
    • Putting IPM to Work in Schools and Institutions 

      Ivy, Amy (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      There is increasing awareness of and interest in reducing pesticide use in schools, institutions and public places. Most of the schools in the Clinton, Essex and Franklin County region are small and grounds staff is unable ...
    • Research and Outreach in Integrated Pest Management for Bed Bugs in New York and Beyond 

      Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody (New York State IPM Program, 2006)
      Bed bugs are a serious burgeoning problem in homes, hotels, dormitories, schools, and other living facilities throughout the United States and worldwide. The IPM Program has addressed the problem locally, regionally, and ...
    • Rodent Management at Food Distribution Centers, 2019 

      Frye, Matthew; Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2019)
      Rodent management programs at food distribution centers often conform to third party auditing schemes. Auditor guidelines provide recommended distances for the interval between control devices on the interior and exterior ...
    • Rodent Research and Education 

      Frye, Matthew; Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2017)
      Rodent pests affect people in a variety of ways, from causing structural damage and contaminating food, to spreading disease. To reduce human-rodent interactions requires knowledge of rodent behavior and biology. The NYS ...
    • Rodent Research and Education, 2018 

      Frye, Matthew; Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      Rodent pests affect people in a variety of ways, from causing structural damage and contaminating food, to spreading disease. To reduce human-rodent interactions requires knowledge of rodent behavior and biology. The NYS ...